Hot? Cool off with our map of Philly’s Spraygrounds.

    See, it’s not just a playground… it’s a SPRAYground.  Spraygrounds = playgrounds + water play… perfect for those blistering hot days.  There are six official spraygrounds in Philly…

    Waterview Recreation Center at Rittenhouse and McMahon Streets


    Smith playground at 2100 S. 24th Street

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    Ferko Playground at ”J” & Cayuga


    48th & Woodland

    Athletic Recreation Center at 26th & Master Sts.  


    Clemente Park Playground at Wallace & N. 18th Sts.  


    In addition to the above six, NW Philly has it’s own mini-sprayground.  The recently redone Mt. Airy Playground has a great water play area with alternating fountains for cooling off.  


    Spraygrounds are supposed to be operational from 11am-7pm during the hot summer months.  If you arrive and the sprays are silent, ask around about getting them turned on, but it shouldn’t be a problem in the summer heat.  And if you know of another sprayground to add to our list, please let us know!


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